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UNDER SIEGE': FEAR AND DEFIANCE MARK LIFE FOR PAKISTAN'S HAZARAS July 2019


WHY PAKISTAN’S SHIAS ARE DISAPPEARING AND GOING INTO ‘SMALL, DARK CELLS’ July 2019


CONCERNS ON THE NEW GOVERNMENT’S PLAN TO MONITOR ONLINE TRAFFIC June 2019


ASIA BIBI WAS RELEASED BUT ANOTHER CHRISTIAN COUPLE IS NOW ON DEATH ROW FOR SIMILAR BLASPHEMY CHARGES May 2019


THE RESISTANCE OF PAKISTANI JOURNALISM IS DYING — AND IT FRIGHTENS ME May 2019


CHRISTIAN COUPLE LYNCHING CASE: LHC ACQUITS TWO ACCUSED IN THE BRUTAL MURDER May 2019


FAMILIES OF FALLEN JOURNALISTS AWAIT JUSTICE May 2019


2018 SAW GREATER CONTROLS ON ONLINE FREE SPEECH, THREATS TO DATA PRIVACY IN PAKISTAN: REPORT Apr 2019


JOURNALISTS FACE INTIMIDATION, VIOLENCE’: PAKISTAN RANKS 139TH IN PRESS FREEDOM INDEX Apr 2019


PAKISTAN INVESTIGATING JOURNALISTS FOR POSTING KHASHOGGI’S PHOTO Mar 2019


PAKISTAN: ENDURING ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES Mar 2019


پمرا کے قیام کی منظوری اور حاکم وقت کے قصیدے کہنے سے انکار کرنے والی صحافت Feb 2019


IMRAN KHAN OR AYUB KHAN: IS PMRA THE NEW TOOL TO CURB FREEDOM OF PRESS AND CONTROL MEDIA? Feb 2019


WITH A NO TOLERANCE POLICY ON CRITICISM, HOW IS THE PTI GOVERNMENT DIFFERENT FROM AN AUTHORITARIAN REGIME? Jan 2019


72 JOURNALISTS MURDERED IN PAKISTAN SINCE 2002 Jan 2019


INFO MINISTRY SLASHES AD RATES FOR TV CHANNELS Dec  2018


PAKISTAN’S ARMY IS BEHIND AN UNPRECEDENTED CLAMPDOWN ON THE MEDIA Dec 2018


TWO PAKISTANI CHRISTIANS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY Dec 2018


PAKISTAN SEEMS TO HAVE RETURNED TO THE GLORIOUS DAYS OF CENSORSHIP: MOHAMMED HANIF Dec 2018


CASES OF MISSING PERSONS ON THE RISE IN SOCIETY, OBSERVES SHC Nov 2018


NO ONE CONVICTED AS 26 JOURNALISTS KILLED IN PAKISTANNov 2018


PAKISTAN’S INTERNET FREEDOM RANKING IS “NOT FREE.”  Nov 2018


SENATE BODY ANNOUNCES ROADMAP FOR PROTECTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OCT 2018


TREASON TRIAL FOR PAKISTANI JOURNALIST SIGNALS NEW PRESSURE ON MEDIA OCT 2018


ACTS OF INTIMIDATION: IN PAKISTAN, JOURNALISTS' FEAR AND CENSORSHIP GROW EVEN AS FATAL VIOLENCE DECLINES SEP 2018


PAKISTAN HAS A GENOCIDAL OBSESSION WITH BLASPHEMY Sep 2018


FEARS OF THE FOURTH ESTATE: CURRENT CHALLENGES FOR THE PAKISTANI PRESS Sep 2018


IMRAN KHAN SHOWS HIS COWARDICE BY DROPPING PRINCETON PROF ATIF MIAN OVER AHMEDIA IDENTITY Sep 2018 


THE CURIOUS CASE OF CHRISTIAN MEN GONE MISSING FROM A KARACHI NEIGHBOURHOOD Sep 2018    


SOME OF PAKISTAN'S FINEST MILITARY MINDS HAVE BEEN AHMADI. CLERICS NEED TO STOP ABUSING THEM July 2018


MISSING PERSONS CASE: IHC JUDGE URGES ARMY CHIEF TO REIN IN SECRET AGENCIES’ OFFICIALS July 2018


WHAT IS BEHIND THE CRACKDOWN ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN PAKISTAN? July 2018


MEDIA PUSHED FOR OBJECTIVE POLL REPORTING July 2018


READY TO FIGHT ‘DARK FORCES’ FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: PFUJ July 2018


THE ASSAULT ON PAKISTAN MEDIA AHEAD OF VOTE July 2018


PAKISTANI PRIME MINISTER CANDIDATE ENDORSES BLASPHEMY LAWS July 2018


NON-MUSLIM LEADERS, WORSHIP PLACES CONTINUE TO VANISH AS PAKISTANIS KEEP FAILING JINNAH  (Urdu reading) June 2018


DISRUPTION TO DAWN’S DISTRIBUTION CONTINUES ACROSS COUNTRY June 2018

 

PAKISTAN RELIEF AFTER ABDUCTED JOURNALIST GUL BUKHARI IS FREED June 2018


PAKISTAN: ALARMING CRACKDOWN AHEAD OF ELECTIONS FOR SITE June 2018


PAKISTAN’S DRACONIAN RAMADAN LAWS TAKE TOLL ON MINORITIES June 2018


MEDIA CRACKDOWN RAISES FEARS FOR PAKISTAN’S DEMOCRACY June 2018


THE STORY OF PAKISTAN'S 'DISAPPEARED' SHIAS June 2018


PAKISTAN AUTHORITIES BLOCK DISTRIBUTION OF OLDEST NEWSPAPER May 2018


PAKISTAN: CAMPAIGN OF HACKING, SPYWARE AND SURVEILLANCE TARGETS HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS May 2018


IN BLOW TO MINORITIES, PAKISTANI COURT ORDERS CITIZENS TO DECLARE RELIGION MARCH 2018


THE BRILLIANT KRISHNA KUMARI JUST BECAME THE FIRST FEMALE DALIT SENATOR OF PAKISTAN. HERE’S WHY THAT’S GREAT NEWS MARCH 2018


ATTORNEY OF BLASPHEMY ACCUSED PATRAS MASIH RELEASES CASE FACT SHEET MARCH 2018


BLASPHEMY SUSPECT IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER ‘FALLING OFF’ FOURTH FLOOR OF FIA BUILDING Feb 2018


PAKISTANI CHRISTIAN PATRAS MASIH ACCUSED OF BLASPHEMY IN LAHORE Feb 2018


PAKISTANI PROFESSOR’S ENDLESS BLASPHEMY TRIAL February 2018


PAKISTAN PROPOSES SAME SENTENCE FOR BLASPHEMERS, FALSE ACCUSERS February 2018


REMEMBERING PAKISTAN'S EMPOWERING HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ASMA JAHANGIR February 2018


RELATIVES PROTEST AS 'MISSING' MAN IS FOUND MURDERED OUTSIDE KARACHI February 2018


WHO CONTROLS PAKISTAN?  July  2017


THE SECULAR MYTH June 2017


Speechless Republic  June 2017 


A poem about mortality of Free Speech in Pakistan (URDU) May 2017


What’s behind the ‘deal’?  May 2017


Scenario  (Urdu)  May 2017


Mob lynching of Mashal Khan is silencing the Freedom of Speech at the campuses in Pakistan  Apr 2017


Mashal Khan – Another victim of barbaric and misconceived blasphemy in Pakistan  Apr 2017


How the Women Are Suffering for Not Speaking Up in Pakistan…..   Apr 2017


The government of Pakistan, Judiciary, biased Media, and the Vigilantes – Pakistan’s Unholy Alliance against Freedom of ExpressionMarch 2017


DRACONIAN LAWS THREATEN PRESS FREEDOM IN PAKISTAN  Jan 2017


GREAT PAKISTANIS OF 2016  Jan 2017


THE KIDNAPPING OF ZEENAT SHAHZADI August 2016


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Nov 2015